News and Announcements

The Bell Eagles Academic Decathlon Team Excels Again!

The Bell Academic Decathlon Team finished 14th at the California State Competition (out of 68 teams) and 1st in Division II. The team also finished 1st place in Division II Super Quiz.

Contributing team members were:
Seniors: Francisco Armijo, Daniel Cardenas, Alan Cuevas, Beyla Espinoza, Kassidy Osoy, and Corey Rosales
Juniors: Armando Aguilar, Rubi Espinoza, and Diego Mora

Francisco Armijo earned a bronze medals in Interview.
Beyla Espinoza earned a silver medal in Literature.
Kassidy Osoy earned a silver medal in Music.
Armando Aguilar earned a bronze medal in Art and a gold medal in Literature.
Diego Mora earned bronze medals in Essay and Literature. He also earned a gold medal in Art. Diego was honored for being the 2nd highest scoring Varsity student in Division II.

Alan Cuevas earned the highest score for Bell with 8,594 points (out of a possible 10,000). Alan earned a bronze medal in Essay and a silver medal in Math. He was also honored for being the third highest scoring Honor student in Division II.

Captain, Daniel Cardenas earned a bronze medal in Literature, a silver medal in Art and a gold medal in Music. He was also honored for being the highest scoring Scholastic student in Division II.

Thank you to Decathlon Teachers Ms. Heather Wilson and Mr. Matt Moreno!
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Come to the Global Studies [AP] Fair!

Come and see what AP Classes are offered at Bell HS!
When: Thursday, March 21, 2019 (Parent Conference Day)
Time: 4 to 5 PM (Before Parent Conferences)
Where: Student Cafeteria
AP Class Offerings:
AP Literature, AP Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Spanish Language, AP US History, AP Government, AP Statistics, AP Calculus, AP Art History, AP World History, AP Capstone, AP Research, AP Seminar
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Bell Senior High is a College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award Winner!

Congratulations! Bell Senior High School has earned the College Board's AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for attaining female student representation in AP Computer Science Principles for 2018. Among the more than 18,000 secondary schools worldwide that offer AP courses, Bell is one of only 685 that have achieved this important result. This honor acknowledges the amazing work Bell Senior High School is doing to engage more female students in Computer Science.
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Our annual Consolidated Charitable Campaign “Sharing Brings Hope” is during March. Your gifts help to make a difference in the lives of thousands of families.
No gift is too small. By working together, we can make our communities a better place to live for everyone.

We have a variety of ways to support “Sharing Brings Hope”:

1. Classroom Collections
Every Thursday in March students donate money in your Advisory class.

2. “Great American Bake Sale”
On Wednesday, March 20th and Thursday, March 21st students and staff bring packaged baked goods to the APO Office in the morning and they will be sold during Parent Conferences on Thursday the 21st and on Friday, March 22 during break in the Quads.
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Bell High Student Voter Registration Drive!

Bell High Student
Voter Registration Drive
Attention ALL Students:
Be a part of an exciting project and earn
Informational Meeting
When: Tuesday Feb. 5
Time: Lunch
Place: Room 208
Empower your peers and your community!
For further information contact Mr. Oronoz (Room 208) or
Mr. Trujillo (Room A8)
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Greetings Bell High School Community,

As principal of this great learning institution I am pleased to announce that the Los Angeles Unified District and United Teachers of Los Angeles have agreed to a tentative contract. Our teachers will return to their regular instructional programs, including athletics and extracurricular activities starting Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Transportation, meal service and EduCare with Beyond the Bell programs also will continue as usual. We appreciate your patience and support and look forward to continuing our work together to help our students reach their full potential. Once again please join me in welcoming our teachers, counselors and coordinators as they resume their mission in improving the educational lives of our students.
Me complace informarles que el Distrito Escolar Unificado de L.A. y la Unión de Maestros de Los Angeles han llegado a un acuerdo sobre un contrato tentativo. Nuestra escuela reanudará la instrucción y operaciones habituales -que incluyen los deportes y actividades extracurriculares el día miercoles, 23 de enero de 2019. Los servicios de transporte, alimentación y programas de Beyond the Bell también continuarán como de costumbre. Les agradecemos su paciencia y apoyo y anticipamos seguir nuestra labor conjunta a fin de ayudar a nuestros estudiantes para que alcancen su máximo potencial.
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Bell Eagles Marching Band and Color Guard Shine Again at 2019 Rose Parade!

Laura Ferrel, 3rd year Clarinetist in band and STEM Junior, was interviewed by the LA Times regarding her Rose Parade experience. She chose to learn trumpet in order to participate in the LAUSD All-City Honor Band. This is her 2nd year participating in All-City.

Laura is one of 21 Bell Band and Color Guard students who participated in All-City this year. We would have had 31 total, but students had other commitments during the holiday break.
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Bell High School Sprint 1 Million Project Survey

Our mission is to help 1 million high school students who do not have reliable Internet access at home reach their full potential by issuing them mobile devices and free high-speed Internet access.

You will need to sign-in using your LAUSD MyMail account login and password.
Please sign out of ALL Google accounts before attempting to use the link.

The answers to your survey will be used to help determine your eligibility to participate in the Sprint 1 Million project. If eligible, during the years you are enrolled at Bell Senior High, you will have home access to a Chromebook and Sprint WiFi HotSpot with limited internet access.

Eligibility will be determined throughout the the Spring semester.

If you have any further questions, please see Mr. Anker in S-4 or Mr. Apodaca in S-8.
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